Fox 25 News: A Plymouth town official is accused of taking his job a little too far. Officials tell Boston 25 News that he went so far that he followed firefighters to an emergency call. Plymouth fire officials say a town meeting member running for selectman was aggressively following a fire truck while responding to a call, risking lives around them.“He endangered my crew,” said Plymouth Fire Chief Ed Bradley. “When I read my email that night, I was extremely upset.
Bradley is speaking about Kevin Lynch, who is running for selectman. On Friday night, Bradley said Lynch followed a fire truck in close proximity while they were responding to a call at a nearby Bertucci’s parking lot regarding a woman who suffered a head and leg injury.
“He was keeping up with the engine, driving through red lights and being right in the back tail of this engine,” Bradley said. At first, police and firefighters on scene thought Lynch had information about the call, Bradley said. Police stopped Lynch on scene.
“He then said he was also running for selectman and was taking notes and that they can go cry him a river,” Bradley said. “He was going to do what he was going to do.” Lynch allegedly told authorities on scene that he was conducting a study on fire department response times and the types of calls they take.
“Recently, you probably saw stories about how these fire stations go through poor conditions because of the lack of maintenance in the last 10 years,” Bradley said. And that will cost taxpayers millions of dollars to repair the facility, which is something Lynch is against. “He thinks he’s doing these studies on his own by following [us] in a very dangerous way,” Bradley said.
Bradley said they are not going to stand for Lynch’s actions because they are a risk to the public. They said he also delayed patient care because they had to deal with Lynch on scene.
What is it with guys named Kevin Lynch who run for small town political jobs, start shit with firefighters, and generally think they’re above the law? No, it’s not THAT Kevin Lynch who we brokered a peace treaty with in June of 2018 after 2.5 years of deadly social media war. This Kevin Lynch is a retired Taunton science teacher who looks like Chuck Norris after 20 years of tripping on acid and getting lost in the woods.
This guy apparently is Mr. Small Town Politics, and is well known for being THAT guy in town, who goes to every town meeting, makes a federal case out of everything, and generally is a pain in the ass to everyone he encounters. I don’t live in Plymouth, but I know the type. Every town in America has one of those assholes. The fact that he’s beefing with the fire department because they need a new station and he doesn’t wanna spend money on it tells me everything I need to know about him.
I can tell just by looking at him he’s a “muh property taxes” guy.
The kind of guy who wants kids to learn in one room schoolhouses with no computer that the Pilgrims built because it worked for him back in the day.
The kind of guy who resists any sort of tax increase but still whines when the roads aren’t plowed.
The kind of guy who isn’t afraid to get a “No on Prop 2.5” tattooed on his ass, because no is always the right answer.
The kind of guy who doesn’t know how to work the Internet machine so he has someone else post his ideas in community Facebook groups after sending a handwritten note to her house on the back of a carrier pigeon.
The kind of guy who makes really creative, eye-catching signs for his campaign.
The kind of guy who tried figuring out Facebook one time but only used it to post links from Australia warning people that we side too much with the girlie boys….or something.
The kind of douchebag who thinks that paying taxes like everyone else entitles him to do whatever the fuck he pleases, so long as it’s in the name of “accountability.” Ya now, like driving through red lights because he’s running for selectman. Not even a real selectman – a candidate. He took out papers and will probably lose, since he seems to be an ongoing joke in town (Google his name and Plymouth).
Anyway, if he wants to come on the live show tonight he’s more than welcomed to. Although my Ham Radio is broken, so I’m not sure how he’d call in.
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Too bad the fire fighters unions blindly endorse any Democrat candidate just like the teacher unions
can you get assistance for a pregnant pause? not if this Luddite has his way, after all, he is impatiently frustrated and standing alone at the bottom of blank stairs, in his mind’s little world.
Seems like a couple stories got mixed up here.That is my picture.I
was trying to get the fine men and women of the Natick Fire Department
to pressure wash my parking lot.Crazy woman is dropping Fudge Dragons
Omg. My family got on the turtle.
More GROUNDBREAKING journalism by Turleboy.
Add a scumbag hat to your driver’s licence pic.
I work for a municipality and your description of his type is dead nuts on. You’re wrong about there only being one though.
BTW the other Kevin Lynch is my former owner.
Fuck this guy. Fuck the selectmen. Fuck Plymouth.
Wants to pay more taxes. What kind of retard writes such drivel.
I burned villages with this dude in Nam back 68. A real firebug. Used to get real protective of our Napalm stocks and hoard them and shit. He would make O faces like the fire was spewing his jizz when we’d lay waste to Charlie during Tet. Still has the feathered hair and ridiculous matching beard that he grew when we got back stateside. Wears same corduroy sport jacket with elbow patches, and drives that old green Pinto too. I think he’s chasing those firetrucks like a horned up Dalmation with his red rod up cuz he can’t live with what he done over there no more. Wants to put the fire out. Vote Kevin Lynch Selectman.
CHARLIE DON’T SURF!!!!
Damn this was a good article. I’m not from Plymouth nor do I know this guy but I’d bet $100 he is exactly how you described him 100%.
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Good for him being involved in the community.
(As long as he’s white…we don’t need anymore uppity types)
The fire department should be watched closing and their budgets cut to the bone. They don’t do anything. All of it could be done by volunteers to take care of the 3 fires Plymouth has a year. To overpay an army for a battle that will never come is a complete government waste.
No fires? That’s o.k. Now we’re first responders. We show up at the house and wait for the paramedics from the ambulance company. Then we transport, get paid for the shit they did, and tell them we didn’t get paid. No fires? No problem!
It’s worse than that. Many Fire Dept’s now do the ambulance piece as well. Most have 24 hour shifts and work 2 days on and 4 days off.
You speak like a fag and your shit is retarded.
The beard is a red flag and defines who he is.
I know I’m in the minority but I’d rather have a guy who votes “no” on everything than a guy who votes “yes” on everything.
$2 million for library upgrade no one will use, Yes
$1.5 million on new track so MIAA can hold meets there once every 5 years, yes
20% raise for all elected officials, yes
Don’t get me wrong, this Lynch guy seems like a douche but it’s not because he wants a little fiscal responsibility from his elected officials.
Hey I got you beat. I got the taxpayers to pay over a $100 million for a choo choo train station in Springfield with trains that don’t go anywhere.
Could not agree more. Same overspending in my town but hey who cares right??? I love how territorial all these fire and police chiefs are. It’s all about increasing their budget every fuckin year no matter what. Here’s a word for you. Frugality.
This fella looks like he could be a long lost brother of my tribe. Perhaps Bruce and I can have him over to our place in Cambridge, enjoy a couple Michelaub Ultra Lights together and then who knows maybe the party will get started.
Michelob Ultra=Sex in a canoe.
It’s fucking close to water.
Percentage is not that good
You got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em, know when to walk away, know when to RUN FUCKING RED LIGHTS!!!!
He has a unique look. Sort of like a near sighted Lincoln on meth.
Dear people of Plymouth,
Please consider voting for anyone who isn’t this cunt.
The talk around town is that he doesn’t stand an assholes chance of getting in. But once again it’s Plymouth and gossip runs wild in Plymouth after years of living here trust me I know! Every time this guy goes to a meeting and stands up to make a point the whole audience groans. The sad part is he can’t hear the Snickers in the audience because he’s too busy blowing his trumpet over something.